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Migration Legislation Amendment (Cessation of Visa Labels) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Immigration and Border Protection

Summary

Repeals the Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge Act 2012; and amends the Migration Act 1958 to remove inoperative provisions relating to the issuing of visa labels; and make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11/11/15  
Second reading moved 11/11/15  
Second reading debate 02/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 02/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 02/02/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 03/02/16  
Second reading moved 03/02/16  
Second reading debate 18/03/16  
Second reading agreed to 18/03/16  
Third reading agreed to 18/03/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 18/03/16  
Assent 23/03/16 Act no: 34 - Year: 2016
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (12/11/2015): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (25/02/2016)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)